Stephen Chappell is a solicitor. He has spent the majority of his legal career in the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). His last role in the CPS was as Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS East Midlands. Since leaving the CPS in late 2015 Stephen has developed a portfolio career with an interest in professional conduct issues. Stephen works for the Bar Standards Board (the regulatory arm of the Bar Council) and is a Legally Qualified Chair of Police Misconduct Hearings. Stephen is also a Lay Panel Member of the Primary Care Appeals Service dealing with appeals relating to the establishment and relocation of NHS pharmacies and GP dispensing services.
In addition, Stephen has been appointed as a Lay Advisory Committee Member which recommends magistrates for appointment. Stephen is also a Panel Chair at the Valuation Tribunal for England.